Nvidia launches CPU, touts uptake of Clara AGX kit
April 12, 2021 -- At this week's online Nvidia GPU Technology Conference, graphics processing unit technology developer Nvidia launched its first central processing unit (CPU) specifically for giant-scale artificial intelligence (AI) and high-performance computing tasks and highlighted the increasing uptake of its Clara AGX kit for the development of AI-enabled medical instruments. Read More
Koios secures FDA breakthrough designation for breast AI
April 12, 2021 -- Koios Medical has received breakthrough device designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its artificial intelligence (AI)-based software for the detection and diagnosis of breast and thyroid cancer. Read More
ACR releases clinical imaging research registry
April 12, 2021 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) has released a clinical image research registry. Read More
Eckert & Ziegler secures technetium licenses for Brazil
April 12, 2021 -- Isotope technology firm Eckert & Ziegler has secured a license to market technetium generators in Brazil from that country's regulatory body, ANVISA. Read More
ACR urges Aetna to update lung cancer screening policy
April 9, 2021 -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) is urging Aetna to update its lung cancer screening policy to reflect guidelines recently released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Read More
iTheranostics, Novartis ink FAP-targeted drug development agreement
April 9, 2021 -- Sofie subsidiary iTheranostics has inked an agreement with Novartis to collaborate on the development of therapeutic fibroblast activation protein (FAP) drugs. Read More
Median posts 51% revenue increase for fiscal year 2020
April 9, 2021 -- Imaging software developer Median Technologies has reported a 51% revenue increase for fiscal year 2020. Read More
Life Image: Most healthcare orgs fail to comply with new rule
April 9, 2021 -- Medical image-sharing technology provider Life Image is sounding the alarm that the healthcare industry is not prepared to comply with the Information Blocking and Improving Interoperability provisions of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT Final Rule of the 2016 Cures Act. Read More
Low-dose CT effective for diagnosing colonic diverticulitis
April 9, 2021 -- A low-dose protocol of intravenous contrast-enhanced 2-mSv CT is comparable to conventional-dose CT for diagnosing right colonic diverticulitis, according to new research. Read More
Varian to work with Google on new diagnostic AI platform
April 8, 2021 -- Radiation oncology firm Varian Medical Systems plans to work with Google Cloud to build artificial intelligence (AI) tools for radiation oncology organ segmentation using the Google Cloud AI Platform. Read More